Missing Autistic Teen Found in Posen
An 18-year-old Tinley Park man had police and village residents searching for him late Friday and early Saturday.
UPDATED: 9:32 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 22
Spiro Chionis was found at 5 a.m. Saturday morning when he walked into a gas station at 147th Street and Kedzie Avenue in Posen, according to a news update from the Village of Tinley Park.
UPDATED: 5:53 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 22
Spiro Chionis was found after 5 a.m. Saturday by Posen Police, according to Tinley Park Police.
More details to come later today.
UPDATED: 1:51 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 22
The teen's name is Spiro Chionis, and he is 6 feet, with black hair. He is wearing a black jacket, red sweater and black pants, the alert stated. He is non-verbal but is not violent, the release continued.
Police have been seen searching around the area of 175th Street and 80th Avenue, and a helicopter is being used to help find Spiro.
He was last seen in the area of 177th Street and Harlem Avenue, a friend of the family told Patch. The search is now moving to the Oak Park Avenue area, the friend added.
Residents are encouraged to help with the search to find Spiro. There is no central location for volunteers to meet, but they can head to the areas he has been seen, the family friend said.
Call 911 if you have seen Spiro or have any information concerning his whereabouts.
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